LONDON (Reuters) - Prince William and Kate have named their new-born baby boy George Alexander Louis, William's office said on Wednesday. The baby, third in line to the British throne, will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, Kensington Palace said in a statement. George has been the name of six British kings. The last, George VI, was the father of Queen Elizabeth and reigned from 1936 to 1952.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate kept the world guessing about the name of their first child as they left hospital to start family life with the future king.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis began his first international trip Monday, flying toward the warm embrace of his home continent and saying aboard his plane that he's concerned about a generation of youth growing up jobless and isolated as the world economy sputters. The message is expected to resonate with the mammoth crowds expected to attend a papal Mass and other ceremonies this week on Rio's Copacabana beach.
(Reuters) - A federal judge has temporarily exempted Hobby Lobby Stores Incfrom a requirement in the 2010 healthcare law that it offer workers insurance coverage for birth control, which the retailer said violated its religious beliefs. The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton in Oklahoma City, where Hobby Lobby is based, covers the arts and crafts chain and its affiliated Mardel Christian bookstore chain.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices accelerated in June and underlying inflation pressures showed signs of stabilizing, keeping on track expectations the Federal Reserve will start tapering its bond purchases later this year.
By Lucia Mutikani Reuters Media
WASHINGTON - (Reuters) - Granting citizenship to 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States could boost state and local government coffers by about $2 billion annually, said a liberal-leaning think tank study released on Wednesday.